3 DIY Honey Scrub Recipes

honey scrub recipe

Honey has been used for centuries for its health and beauty properties. Its a natural treatment for a sore throat, digestion and even healing acne. It is safe to use on the skin for treating common skin issues like blackheads, acne scars, and blemishes. Honey contains antibacterial properties that help keep fungal growth and acne-causing bacteria at bay. Artificial scrubs are often irritating for sensitive skin. They leave the skin dry and aggregate acne. It’s best to look out for scrubs that contain natural exfoliants or DIY scrubs at home.

Honey combined with ingredients from the kitchen makes a gentle and effective scrub for the skin. The enzymes in honey deeply cleanse the pores and even out the skin tone. It draws impurities from the pores and tightens them.

Here are 3 easy DIY honey scrub recipes:

Honey and Baking Soda Scrub

Baking soda is a natural exfoliant that works by removing the dead skin cells and revealing fresh skin. Combine it with honey for a skin brightening scrub.

What you need

1 Tbsp raw honey
1/2 Tbsp baking soda

What to do

Mix the ingredients in a small bowl. Apply the paste on your face and neck. Gently massage the scrub in a circular motion for a minute. Rinse with water and pat dry your skin.

Honey Lemon Blemish Scrub

Lemon is a natural bleaching ingredient used for lightening scars and blemishes. Honey mixed with lemon and brown sugar makes a gentle scrub for removing dead skin cells and leaves the skin glowing. Brown sugar is safer for the skin as it is less harsh than regular sugar. This scrub will leave your skin clean and smooth.

What you need

Half a lemon
1/2 tsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp honey

What to do

Take half a lemon, sprinkle sugar and add honey on it. Rub the lemon on your face in light circular motions for 2 minutes. Rinse with water. This will deep clean your pores and prevent breakouts.

Honey, Sugar & Oil Scrub

The healing properties of oils like coconut and almond oil are beneficial for the skin.

What you need

1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp of your favorite oil This will deep clean your pores and prevent breakouts.

What to do

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Take a small amount on your palm and apply it on your skin. This scrub can be used all over the body.

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